We are now accepting applications for students enrolling in August 2019.You should be receiving an enrollment pack shortly which will include your login to apply online for financial support online here. If you have any questions, require a paper application form, or need help logging in please give us a call on 01472 875000.
You can also find our latest version of the Bursary Policy for 2019-20 here.
Students in priority groups will be able to receive a bursary of up to £1,200 per year, if agreed standards of behavior and attendance are met.
Students who live in a household with an income below £28,000 including most benefits will be eligible for a choice between a Free Bus Pass or Free Meals Onsite. Students may also receive support with trips, books and necessary resources to study whilst at Franklin College. A full list of resources can be found on StudentFIS once you’re enrolled, where you’ll also be able to request support.
Please complete your application and provide supporting evidence as soon as possible as funding is on a first come, first serve basis. A full list of evidence needed for each bursary can be found here.
It is not possible for students to apply for both the National Bursary and the College Bursary.
Students who fit the following criteria will automatically be entitled to both a Bus Pass (if they reside over 1 mile from college) and Free Meals Onsite.
The student or parents/carers must be in receipt of one or more benefits including:
Students who are aged 19 or over when they enrol in September, may be eligible to receive funding towards college costs. Application forms are available from Student Services or ALT on request, call 01472 875000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
24+ Advanced Learning Loans are similar to higher education loans, but for the further education sector.
Loans will be available for learners aged 24 and over, studying at Level 3 or Level 4 (including QCF Certificates and Diplomas, Access to Higher Education, A-Levels and Advanced and Higher Apprenticeships).
You can apply for a loan to cover the cost of the tuition fees for your qualification, which will be paid directly to the college on your behalf. If you go on to study at a higher level you can get another loan. You can have a maximum of four loans.
You pay back your loan (plus interest) when you’ve finished your course and start earning more than £21,000 a year. Each month, you pay back 9% of any income over £21,000. For example, if you earn £25,000 a year, your monthly repayments would be £30. You can pay some of or your entire loan at any time without an extra charge. The interest rate will be the rate of inflation plus up to 3% (depending on your earnings after you complete your course).
There is a support scheme in place for students with children.
“Care To Learn?” is a provision for students 16 – 19 students.
Telephone: 0845 600 2809 or visit the website.
Any student who is pregnant or who has a baby/child should register with the Welfare Office as soon as possible.
Franklin has a supportive network available to give extra support when needed.
Applying is easy and the sooner you apply the sooner we can process your application and arrange an interview with you.
Yes. Individual and small group tutorials are an essential part of your College programme. During that time, you will be able to approach your Progress Coach with any problem